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2012-08-01 23:07:09

The deadliest form of malaria is caused the protozoan Plasmodium falciparum.

2012-07-25 12:23:39

Substantial overdiagnosis and mistreatment of malaria is evident in south and central Asia.

Can Genetics Prevent The Transmission Of Malaria?
2012-07-17 07:52:22

Researchers are now reporting that they have genetically modified a bacterium commonly found in the mosquitos mid gut and found that the parasite that causes malaria in people does not survive in mosquitoes carrying the modified bacterium.

2012-07-04 22:53:53

A pair of provocative studies in the July 2012 issue of The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (AJTMH) provides a window into the intense ground war now underway against malaria.

Mosquitoes Incapable Of Transmitting Malaria Created
2012-06-12 13:10:31

Advance provides genetic options for controlling spread of deadly disease

2012-06-05 11:21:11

A new technique that accurately determines the risk of infants in endemic countries developing clinical malaria could provide a valuable tool for evaluating new malaria prevention strategies and vaccines.

2012-05-23 20:24:10

A novel anti-inflammatory drug could help to improve survival in the most severe cases of malaria by preventing the immune system from causing irrevocable brain and tissue damage.

2012-05-17 12:17:17

Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have succeeded in engineering algae to produce potential candidates for a vaccine that would prevent transmission of the parasite that causes malaria, an achievement that could pave the way for the development of an inexpensive way to protect billions of people from one of the world's most prevalent and debilitating diseases.

Progress Made In Possible Vaccine Against Malaria
2012-05-17 09:35:22

Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have revealed their progress in engineering algae for a vaccine that could possibly counter transmission of the parasite that causes malaria.


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dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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